This is the official program of the State Finals to select Mrs. Nebraska to compete in the Mrs. America Contest. The event was held at the City Auditorium at McCook, Nebraska, April 15, 1955.
Contestants were: Mrs. Wayne Deaver Mrs. Dean Kentner Mrs. Marie K. Daffner Mrs. Anna Mae Schmadeke Mrs. Evelyn Schaffer Mrs. Colleen Young Mrs. Oren Reisinger Mrs. Harold E. Lottman Mrs. Anita Gaines Mrs. Carl Deitemeyer Mrs. Ruth Judy Latham Mrs. Kathleen Vondrak
The program belonged to Roberta Belle Allbee Tufford, the mother of Wilma Bernice Tufford Kentner, Mrs. Dean Kentner. Roberta's notes from the competition are written on some pages. Mrs. Ramona Deitemeyer went on to win the competition, and also win the Mrs. America pagent for 1956.
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